GenreComedy, Drama Running time1h 20m Story byAlice Hegan Rice LanguageEnglish
Release dateOctober 1942 Based onMrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
by Alice Hegan Rice WriterDoris Anderson, Anne Crawford Flexner (play), Alice Hegan Rice (novel) CastFay Bainter (Mrs. Elvira Wiggs), Hugh Herbert (Marcus P. Throckmorton), Barbara Jo Allen (Tabitha Hazy), John Archer (Dr. Robert Redmond), Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer (Billy Wiggs), Billy Lee (Jimmy Wiggs) Similar moviesRelated Ralph Murphy movies
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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch is a 1942 American comedy-drama film, directed by Norman Taurog, and based on the 1901 novel of the same name by Alice Hegan Rice. Directed by Ralph Murphy, the film stars Fay Bainter.
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Fay Bainter as Mrs. Elvira Wiggs
Vera Vague as Tabitha Hazy
Hugh Herbert as Marcus Throckmorton
Betty Brewer as Asia Wiggs
Billy Lee as Jimmy Wiggs
Carolyn Lee as Europena Wiggs
Carl Switzer as Billy Wiggs
Mary Thomas as Australia Wiggs
Janet Beecher as Mrs. Olcott
Barbara Britton as Lucy Olcott
Moroni Olsen as Dr. Olcott
Clem Bevans as Postman
Ethel Griffies as Mrs. Graham (uncredited)
The 1942 version is the fourth film adaption of the novel. The first film version was released in 1914, starring Blanche Chapman. The second version was released in 1919 and stars Marguerite Clark, while the third version was released in 1934 and stars Pauline Lord.
The book was also adapted into a radio series which aired from 1935 to 1938.